Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has been promoting its own position through a proxy website
, (http://www.TheQatarInsider.com) The Qatar Insider , claims to be "the comprehensive source for information on the truth about Qatar's funding, activities and support for terrorist and extreme Islamist groups." Though it looks like an ordinary news website focused on Qatar, the website is a project of the Saudi Arabia Public Relations Affairs Committee (SAPRAC), according to a disclosure on the site.
The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) says a proxy website
should be tested at least 46 days prior to the annual meeting to make sure it is up and running, and that materials are readable and can be printed--and that the site has the capacity to handle a possible spike in traffic at any one time.
A Pirate Bay proxy website
with .CR domain claimed that it is now the official substitute of the torrent website.
The main way is using an external proxy website
where the address isn't seen by filters."
Five virtual machines or VMs are used for statistics, storage of torrent, balancing, the proxy website
on port 80.
Bajwa said more than 11 thousand proxy websites
had also been blocked by the authority which was being accessed through Virtual Private Network (VPN).
The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression said the latest ban includes websites of two rights group and another 17 virtual private network and proxy websites
This data excludes any numbers that access YouTube through proxy websites
, VPNs or third-party replica websites that enables access to YouTube through APIs.
Addressing a joint press conference, Leader of the opposition, Syed Khurshid Shah, Senator Farhatullah Babar, MNA Shazia Marri said that YouTube was accessible through proxy websites
and there was no point in maintaining the ban.
A lot of people who are interested have been forced to use proxy websites
to access the site, but this is not the solution to the bigger problem of Internet censorship for which the freedom activists are struggling.
allow you to piggyback on their Internet connection (via your browser) to bypass your ISP's restrictions.
Whilst surfing the Internet, I discovered that the government has chosen to not only block proxy websites
but also ban them.